Status: Ongoing

Development of sustainable groundwater resources in Saint Catherine area, Sinai, Egypt

This project aims to find the optimal locations to drill new groundwater wells and educate the local Bedouin community on how to preserve these new groundwater wells by Electric Resistivity (ER), seismic refraction, and Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) to benefit 8,000 people by defining optimal locations for drilling sustainable groundwater wells in seven wadies in the Saint Catherine area.

Project Partners

Texas, A&M- Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC), Suez Canal University (SCU) Egypt, Desert Research Center Egypt, and Catherine Environment Research Center (CERC) Egypt

UNSDGs addressed

SDG 3 (Good Health and Wellbeing), SDG 4 (Quality Education for all), SDG 6 (Clean water and sanitation for All) and SDG 17 (Partnership for Goals)